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WorkReady Summer Programs

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Programs Offered

We will be collaborating with local community stem professionals as well as other stem professionals who work for the better good of others. Some of these professionals will not be the stereotypical representation of a STEM career professional. It will also serve to represent the groups that are under-represented in the STEM professions. Participants will work their way through an online STEM based curriculum provided by PYN/Workready.
Ages:
13-18
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Early
Time of day:
AM
This program has limited capacity left
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Referral Code: CE001
Catholic Social Services Intermediate Program will focus on providing supported early employment experiences through a variety of work locations. Some sites will be with youth programs, small businesses, and information technology opportunities, we are working to recruit more high quality sites for youth to have a variety of options. Weekly virtual sessions will be paired with this to help participants create a portfolio of their experience and reflect on their interests for future planning.
Ages:
14-24
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Intermediate
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
This program has limited capacity left
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Referral Code: WE002
The Summer Youth Works Program employs Philadelphia youth for six weeks during the summer. Summer youth workers are expected to work 20 hours a week for six weeks. Each year students complete a service-learning project around a specific theme. The program is designed to give high school students real work experience while enhancing community involvement and academic achievement. Students also participate in skills development activities, workshops, and field trips.
Ages:
12-19
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Early
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
This program has limited capacity left
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Referral Code: CE004
METWorks Youth are provided 21 Century Learning & Practice; entrepreneurial training and career/business exposure. Students will engage in rigorous interaction with role-model guest speakers and high level public/private community stakeholders. Major Weekly Activities include: Health prevention education; community lecture mentoring; entrepreneurial workshops with mentoring/coaching ; exposure to law and juvenile justice related careers/job shadowing and civic engagement exposure.
Ages:
14-24
Work experience:
Intermediate
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
This program has limited capacity left
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Referral Code: S135

Mural Arts Philadelphia

Mural Arts Education partners with the Philadelphia Youth Network’s WorkReady Program to provide summer programming and employment opportunities for youth enrolled in the Art Education program. Youth work in teams at sites across Philadelphia with Teaching Artists on various large or small scale mural projects. The Art Education program helps students across the city unlock their creative capacities, inviting them to take risks, share their experiences, and illustrate the world as they see it.
Ages:
13-20
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Early
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
This program has limited capacity left
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Referral Code: S131
Our students will have the opportunity to explore real work in real time by engaging with mentors, coaches, and experienced professionals in the areas of real estate development, social services, community engagement, early childhood education and/or marketing/social media. Students will learn foundational skills needed to succeed.
Ages:
16-24
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Intermediate
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
This program is available
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Referral Code: IN004

The School District Of Philadelphia (10-12th Graders)

Start-up EDU- In this program students will gain an entrepreneurial mindset in this four week program. They will gain skills needed to start a business by learning the integral skills needed when becoming an entrepreneur. This program has limited slots and is open to SDP students in grades 9-12.
Ages:
14-18
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Innovation Accelerator
Time of day:
AM
This program has limited capacity left
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Referral Code: IA012

The School District Of Philadelphia (9th Graders)

Start-up EDU- In this program students will gain an entrepreneurial mindset in this four week program. They will gain skills needed to start a business by learning the integral skills needed when becoming an entrepreneur. This program has limited slots and is open to SDP students in grades 9-12.
Ages:
14-18
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Innovation Accelerator
Time of day:
AM
This program is available
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Referral Code: IA013
The Summer Internship Model is designed for youth with prior work or leadership experience. The Internship model provides exposure to professional careers otherwise not accessible to teenagers and/or young adults, opportunities to develop and refine their skills and engagement in ongoing professional development workshops.
Ages:
13-24
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Intermediate
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
This program has limited capacity left
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Referral Code: T113
Career Exposure Program recruits 6th & 7th graders between the ages of 12-14 to participate in activities that develop awareness and readiness for a variety of careers. Service Learning Program recruits 8th - 12th graders between the ages of 14-24 to participate in an engaging summer experience. Participants are matched with a project based on their interests. Project areas include: sports leadership, arts & media, education, public health, entrepreneurship, and civic engagement.
Ages:
12-24
Zip codes:
Work experience:
Early
Time of day:
Both AM and PM
This program has limited capacity left
Use this code to apply:
Referral Code: C113